RAND Homeland Security Fellow Jeffrey Harrington
Jeffrey Harrington served as the 2011-2012 DHS Fellow at RAND. He is the Program Manager, Protective Operations, Presidential Protective Division, U.S. Secret Service, and identifies and develops methods to analyze and verify the scope involved in requirements development to ensure the success in reducing risk to protectees and facilities as the USSS lead representative at the operational level for Presidential Protection Projects and the White House Complex. Prior to his fellowship at RAND, he served at the U.S. Secret Service as the Chief for the Performance Studies and Statistical Systems Branch, Office of Professional Responsibility. Harrington is a retired Marine Corps officer with 25 years of active-duty service. Most recently he served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Training and Education Command, and White House Liaison Officer at Marine Helicopter Squadron 1. He holds a doctorate in education, master of public administration, and master of arts in history, and is working on a master of arts in psychology.